Donal Halloran discusses his time working as a smokejumper from 1953 to 1955. He describes the relationships between different groups of smokejumpers including college students and World War Two veterans, as well as smokejumpers from different parts of the United States. Halloran talks about training at the Nine Mile Ranger Station in Montana, and how smokejumping impacted him.
Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Smokejumping Montana Social aspects
Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (29 p. : 28 cm.)
Halloran, Donal, "Donal Halloran Interview, July 20, 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-044.